For all its longitudinal eastern border, New Hampshire doesn't boast a long coastline. Portsmouth provides a granite-solid argument for why NOT to overlook one of New England's most charming harbor towns.
Shopping is one of those activities that roughly half the
population loves, and does partly for the sheer fun of browsing or bargain hunting.
The other half won’t step foot in a store until they’re down to the last smear
of peanut butter in the jar or are desperate for socks that don’t have built-in
ventilation. Whether you love it, hate it, or have an it’s-complicated relationship
with shopping, here’s some great news: Hudson, New York, just an hour from
Pittsfield, is fast becoming a shopper’s paradise, where you can pick up just
about everything you need in a single day.…